Young woman who died in road crash named locally

THE YOUNG woman who lost her life in a road traffic collision on the Ramelton Road in Letterkenny last night has been named locally as Chloe Gallagher Fanneran. The 18-year-old from Crievesmith, Letterkenny was the front seat passenger in the car which was involved in the collision with another vehicle at approximately 11.55pm on Wednesday […]

Popular businessman to be laid to rest today

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular Carrigart businessman who will be laid to rest today. Seamus Rogers, of Gortnabrade and who was aged in his 40s, was involved in a single-vehicle collision on the R245 Carrigart, shortly before 8am on Friday. Mr Rogers, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, passed away a […]

Lifford road still closed following crash

The Lifford to Strabane bridge remains closed to traffic this afternoon following a crash this morning. It is understood a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in the incident. The Air Ambulance did attend the scene and Donegal County Council has just confirmed that the road between Lifford and Strabane remains cordoned off. Diversion are in place […]

Man taken to hospital after crash close to rally stage

A man has been taken to hospital following a crash close to the Dooish Hill stage of the Donegal rally. Gardaí attended the scene and the man was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment. A spokesperson for the Gardaí said: “Gardaí are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision which took place […]

Road closed at Killross junction due to crash

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the N13 road between Kilross and Ballybofey.  The collision happened around 12 noon today (Tuesday) and the road is closed and diversions are in place. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area if possible. Advertisement A person has been taken […]

Ranafast mourns tragic death of Monaghan footballer

The tragic death of the Monaghan GAA U20 captain Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh in a car crash at the weekend is being mourned in the Ranafast area. The young man died just hours after playing in the Ulster Championship semi-final against Donegal. Brendan Óg, 19, is a son of Brendan and Esther Ó Dufaigh who […]

Coroner finds ‘misadventure’ in crash deaths

A coroner has ruled that the deaths of three young people in a road traffic accident near Letterkenny four years ago was due to “misadventure.” An inquest today into the three fatalities heard that the head-on crash involved two vehicles and all the victims knew each other. Teresa Robinson (20) of Dromore, Killygordon; Kaylem Murphy […]

Crash outside of school raises fresh safety concerns

A CRASH yesterday afternoon, which resulted in a woman being taken to hospital, has sparked fresh safety concerns at Magherabeg in Manorcunningham. The two-vehicle collision happened shortly before 3pm on the busy Letterkenny to Derry road, a stretch of road that has become notorious for accidents. Gardai and the ambulance service attended the scene and […]

Young woman killed in Portsalon crash

A WOMAN in her twenties has been killed following a single vehicle collision at Drumfad Lower, Portsalon last night. The woman, who was the driver of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene and a male in his mid twenties was also taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. This is the […]

Letterkenny bus involved in crash leaving 18 injured

A BUS travelling from Letterkenny to Dublin was involved in a crash with a truck in Monaghan on Thursday afternoon which left eighteen people injured. The accident, involving Bus Eireann’s Route 32 service, occurred at around midday in Castleblayney. The injured passengers were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and local Gardai have […]